[IAEP] Linux Against Poverty
echerlin at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 23:51:20 EDT 2009
On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 8:43 PM, Lynn Bender<lynnbender at geekaustin.org> wrote:
> Greetings from Austin!
> I've been following the work at sugarlabs and have been meaning to contact
> you guys. I am going to be swamped until the first install fest is over this
> Saturday, but I will be sending you a followup email soon after.
Thanks. Please just remember to keep any functioning computers without
hard drives until we can discuss Sugar on a Stick.
> -Lynn Bender
> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 6:26 PM, Edward Cherlin <echerlin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 5:01 AM, Tomeu Vizoso<tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
>> > Wouldn't be cool to have Sugar installed as well on these computers?
>> > http://linuxagainstpoverty.org/
>> Indeed. At some point we will be able to talk to installfests about
>> creating school servers, too.
>> I don't see anything on the page about what distribution they are
>> installing, but perhaps Lynn Bender (copied on this message) can tell
>> us. If it's one of the distros at
>> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Supported_systems other than Ubuntu
>> Jaunty, we can talk about how to do that with packages. Presumably
>> somebody could fix the Sugar packages for Jaunty, too.
>> A point that we need to make is that a $5-10 USB stick with Sugar on a
>> Stick education software will make discarded computers without hard
>> drives viable for elementary school education. Every installfest I
>> have worked with has had a significant number of these left over at
>> the end. It would make sense to have one at school and one at home for
>> the littlest children, so they would only have to carry the stick on a
>> lanyard back and forth.
>> There should be a fair number of small-capacity sticks available at no
>> cost to installfests. SoaS downloads run under 400 M.
>> > Regards,
>> > Tomeu
>> > _______________________________________________
>> > IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
>> > IAEP at lists.sugarlabs.org
>> > http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/iaep
>> Silent Thunder (默雷/धर्ममेघशब्दगर्ज/دھرممیگھشبدگر ج) is my name
>> And Children are my nation.
>> The Cosmos is my dwelling place, The Truth my destination.
>> http://earthtreasury.org/worknet (Edward Mokurai Cherlin)
Silent Thunder (默雷/धर्ममेघशब्दगर्ज/دھرممیگھشبدگر ج) is my name
And Children are my nation.
The Cosmos is my dwelling place, The Truth my destination.
http://earthtreasury.org/worknet (Edward Mokurai Cherlin)
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